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June 6, 2019 at 5:33 pm


On 5/31/2019 at about 2:oo a.m. officers with the Sparks Police located an occupied vehicle with fictitious registration, in the parking lot of a closed business. Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle. There were three people inside of the vehicle at the time of the contact. During the course of the officer's investigation they learned one of he subjects was wanted by a neighboring agency. When officers attempted to get the wanted subject out of the vehicle, the vehicle fled from the officers and were not located. 


On 6/6/19 at about 8:55 p.m. different officers with the Sparks Police located the above vehicle. Officer pulled behind the vehicle, which was still bearing the same fictitious license plate. Before the officers initiated their red and blue emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle began to flee from the officers. Officer pursued the vehicle for a short period of time. The vehicle fled into a neighborhood after the officers had turned off their emergency lights and sirens. Officers located the vehicle again in a cul de sac. Officers were out of their marked patrol vehicles and attempted to give the occupants instructions to exit the vehicle. The suspect vehicle drove over a curb to evade the officers, which disabled the vehicle. The two occupants exited the vehicle and fled from the officers on foot. Officer caught and placed both suspects under arrest, after a short foot pursuit.


During this incident no damage or injuries were sustained to any public or private property, police officers or their vehicles.  The suspects sustained minor injuries that were sustained during the foot pursuit. Both subjects were transported to a local hospital for medical clearance prior to being transported to Washoe County Detention Center. The subjects were booked into the jail for various charges stemming from previous contacts with law enforcement and  tonight's incident. The subjects were identified as Doremus, Joseph and Cummings, Jessica.

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